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Weekly Photo Challenge: Admiration   

Any person who can grow a mature silver birch like this one in the style of a parasol, deserves our admiration…

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Weekly Photo Challenge : Half and Half

Half and Half I love Photo Challenges. I rummage about in the depository of  photographs taken over the years; the challenge firmly fixed in my mind. Most times I find first-time exactly the photo to fit the challenge, other times … Continue reading

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Weekly Photograph Challenge: Reward

You don’t get something for nothing. If you don’t make the effort you haven’t deserved the reward. You build a dry-stone wall and you can rightly step back and be proud of your achievement and you deserve your reward, at … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Between

This week the photo challenge is to show between. Walking in the hills above the town Deia, on Majorca I came across this extraordinary relationship: The rock must have got there first. The tree sprouted and took the most direct … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Blossom

Blossom hangs so heavy on the Blackthorn this Spring that it might fool some to think snow has fallen. Blackthorn is a ubiquitous small tree, common to scrubland and hedge-rows. It has long tough sharp thorns and black bark. It … Continue reading

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Travel Theme/Where’s my Backpack: Ancient

Ancient…Two photographs of two ancient objects roughly the same age. 1. The Norman East window at Tewkesbury Abbey, founded in 1093. 2. One of the many ancient olive trees in the grounds of the Monastery at Son Rollan, Diea, Mallorca … Continue reading

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